13 Mar '11, 11am

Japan battles nuclear emergency after deadly quake

Japan raced to avert a meltdown of two reactors at a quake-hit nuclear plant Monday as the death toll from the disaster on the ravaged northeast coast was forecast to exceed 10,000. An explosion at the ageing Fukushima No. 1 atomic plant blew apart the building housing one of its reactors Saturday, a day after the biggest quake ever recorded in Japan unleashed a monster tsunami. The atomic emergency escalated as crews struggled to prevent overheating at a second reactor where the cooling system has also failed, and the government warned that it too could suffer a blast. Nuclear contamination: The options Prime Minister Naoto Kan said the situation at the stricken power plant remained grave, and that Japan was facing its worst crisis since the end of World War II -- which left the defeated country in ruins. "The current situation of the earthquake, tsunami and the nuclear p...

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